May 24, 2015
Here’s Black Tie Affair–a soap for the men! I love the colors of this soap. It just makes me smile!
Black Tie Affair: Sophisticated notes of black peppercorn and leather are carefully crafted with warm woods, patchouli, musk and citrus.
Now available! Find it HERE.
May 13, 2015
I’m less than thrilled with my work on these soaps. I ran out of time and I rushed and when I rush…things just don’t go as I planned. They’re okay, but by no means anything special.
Dessert 1: Coconut covered petit fours. I think these are cute, but completely pointless as a soap. I made my CP cubes then coated them in clear MP and dipped them in dried coconut.
Dessert 2: Decorative petit fours. If I’d done a better job at pipping I’d be happier with these. The cubes are CP. The decorative parts are mostly CP piped with MP soap fondant for the flowers. And a couple of them I used the sugar pearls on.
Dessert 3: Mini Cakes. CP soap with MP soap fondant and sugar pearls. Let’s just say getting all those sugar pearls on these was a pain in the backside :)! Oh my word. I do like the effect of these, but again it’s not really a “useful” soap and it took me WAY too long to accomplish these.
Dessert 4: Mini Bundt Cake. Let’s just say this one was a complete disaster and leave it at that :P.
There you have it…a less than stellar set of mini soap desserts *sigh*
April 26, 2015
There’s a lot of work that goes into my soap photos. The set up process takes more than the actual taking and editing the photo sometimes! This is just one example of what the end set up looked like and then how by manipulating the angle the camera was at changed the whole composition of the soap!
Orange Blossom: the blend starts fairly sharp and heavy on the bergamot, and calms to a lovely orange blossom heart with citrus notes and just the right amount of sweetness. It is a sparkling, cheerful, summery blend.
April 20, 2015
This soap was one last minutes idea after another. First I thought I’d just do two layers. Then I decided after pouring it to add a honey comb effect. THEN, later that night I thought it’d be cool to add a stamp. Of course I didn’t have a bee stamp. So, I went out that night to see if I could find one (which I did, though I didn’t think I would). I love the look of this soap! It was worth all the changes I threw at myself ha!
Honey & Almond
Honey Almond: a rich, nutty blend of sweet, golden honey and buttery almond with just a touch of fruit.
April 16, 2015
I did this soap years ago (with a slightly different fragrance blend). It was a popular one and I’m not sure why I stopped making it, but it’s back again!
Midnight Pomegranate: sparkling notes of Citrus, Dewberry and Cassis to dress up the deeper notes of Musk, Sandalwood and Vanilla. This fragrance is deep and sensual with a sweet tart twist.
Moroccan Mint: This is a scrumptious blend of Spearmint, Peppermint and Corn Mint, with just a touch of black tea sprinkled in to provide a stable, full bottom note. It’s cool, crisp, and refreshing.
Shredded Loofah in the bottom portion for some scrub exfoliating!
Pomegranate & Moroccan Mint
April 14, 2015
I’m in love with the design of this soap. It’s simple and clean and with a reverse embed on the tops and bottom. I used jojoba beads in the soap for some scrubby exfoliating!
Heavenly Honeysuckle: Notes of tuberose, nectarine, and cherry are picked up on first impression. However, the middle notes of honeysuckle, jasmine, and rose quickly make their appearance. The base notes of sandalwood and musk give this fragrance a calming foundation.
April 12, 2015
I’m not a coffee person, but if you like chocolate and coffee then this soap is for you! I can say I love the tiger swirl in this soap. It came out better than I expected (even though the white changed to tan which I expected).
Chocolate Espresso: Enjoy the scent of rich chocolate paired with freshly brewed espresso.